Some ultrasound tests need you to have a full bladder.
You do not need a full bladder for:
All OB ultrasounds
Check of IUD placement
Pelvic ultrasounds, unless your doctor says you don’t need a full bladder
You do need a full bladder for:
Putting in or taking out IUD
Ultrasound guided biopsy
Sonohysterogram, unless your doctor says you don’t need a full bladder
If You Need a Full Bladder
1 hour before your test:
Go to the bathroom.
Drink 16 ounces (2 cups) of fluids within 10 to 15 minutes.
Do not go to the bathroom until after your test is done.
Who to Call
Please contact your doctor’s office or one of the clinics listed below.
West OB/GYN Clinic-(608) 265-7601
20 South Park Ob/Gyn Clinic-
Union Corners Ob/Gyn Clinic-
Arboretum Ob/Gyn Clinic- (608) 287-5898